Twelve Mormon Homes, page 066

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes : Twelve Mormon homes visited in succession on a journey through Utah to Arizona.
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood (1836-1909)
Subject Mormons; Polygamy; Mormon families
Subject Local Utah--Description and travel--19th century; Kane, Thomas Leiper (1822-1883)--Relations with Mormons; Kane, Thomas Leiper (1822-1883)--Correspondence
Description General Thomas L. Kane, friend to Brigham Young, was well known as a mediator between the Mormons and the federal government. He and his wife, Elizabeth, visited Utah in 1872-73. This publication is a collection of letters Elizabeth wrote to her father during the trip. The letters provide interesting descriptions of Mormon social customs, Mormon-Indian relationships, and insightful observations of the practice of polygamy among the Mormons.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Cooley, Everett L.
Date 1974
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3678 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 4; IsVersionOf Twelve Mormon homes, published in 1874 in Philadelphia.
Coverage 1872
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 17 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Scanning Technician Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Karen Edge; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 826 .K1 1974
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah) to St. George (Utah).
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Topic Mormons; Mormon families; Polygamy; Utah
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 066
Description There was something prepossessing in the appearance of Kanosh and his younger brother Hang-a-tah, but I cannot say as much for their friends. Kanosh has bright penetrating eyes, and a pleasant countenance. He cultivates a white moustache, and carries himself with a soldierly bearing. He wore a dark- blue uniform coat with bright buttons, yellow buckskin leg- gings, and moccasins, and had a black carriage-blanket thrown over one shoulder. Hang-a-tah (The Red Blanket), a handsome, aquiline-nosed Indian, sat half-asleep on a chair near the stove, and coughed dismally from time to time a plaintive accompaniment to Ka- nosh's account of the decay of his band. Of Kanosh's own family he is the last. Brothers and children, he counted them up on his fingers; "all gone, all sick, no shoot, die sick." Most of Kanosh's court squatted on the floor; but of those who occupied chairs, two attracted my notice by their entire want of interest in the proceedings and their intense unflagging interest in themselves. One evidently felt himself to be an exquisite. This fellow kept stretching his legs and admiring each alternately, yawning to show his white teeth, affecting to go to sleep and awake with a start-all in order to attract the attention of the white squaws. The other who sat next the beau, a very ugly young warrior, regarded him with silent contempt, confident in the superior attractiveness of his own person. This one's role I perceived to be that of the cynic. He did not glance towards us once, until just as he was leaving. Then he loftily passed us in review with the air of a Sim. Tappertit. The next instant, however, his eye was caught by his own image in the glass. He advanced to it at 66
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Source Twelve Mormon homes visited in succession on a journey through Utah to Arizona
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328842
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